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Battle to save the 'big trees'

An ambitious programme is launched to help with the greening of the capital

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No healthy city is complete without trees. Planting lots of large trees in urban areas can benefit not only the environment but also the people. That was the main reason behind the launch of the “Urban Tree Care” project. 

A chamchuri, or raintree, is one of the many big trees which are well maintained at the Somdet Chaopraya Institute of Psychiatry. (Photos by pawat laopaisarntaksin)

A collaboration between Chulalongkorn University’s faculty of architecture, Somdet Chaopraya Institute of Psychiatry, PTT Plc and Big Trees Project Group, Urban Tree Care is designed to educate urbanites about the knowledge and skills needed to take care of big trees in their urban areas.

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